Accession Number:

ADA383047

Title:

Crashworthy Fuel System Mishap Data

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept. 1 Jun 1970-31 Aug 1971

Corporate Author:

ARMY AGENCY FOR AVIATION SAFETY FORT RUCKER AL

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1971-08-31

Pagination or Media Count:

8.0

Abstract:

This report compares aircraft mishap data for UH-lDM helicopters with and without crashworthy fuel systems CWFS in. stalled. The purpose of the comparison was to determine, on the basis of actual mishap data, whether the CWFS has reduced the hazard of postcrash fires in aircraft accidents. Data used were taken from records of mishaps that occurred during the period 1 June 1970 through 31 August 1971.

Subject Categories:

  • Helicopters

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE